Companhia das Culturas, Algarve
|Fazenda S. Bartolomeu, 8950-270, Castro Marim, Faro, Algarve, PORTUGAL.|
Description: Companhia das CulturasLocated on the south-eastern edge of the Algarve, by the village of São Bartolomeu and the Castro Marim Nature Reserve, Companhia das Culturas is situated in a carefully restored and modernised farm estate. Surrounded by forty hectares of woods, olive and fruit trees, this charming boutique property offers comfortable accommodation in a tranquil, rural atmosphere.
Standing just ten kilometres from the spectacular Guadiana International Bridge and the Spanish frontier, this delightful property is perfect for relaxing stays in this beautiful corner of the Algarve. Just over two kilometres from the Atlantic at Praia Verde, many more of the Algarve's most famous landmark beaches and and natural areas are within easy reach of the hotel, including the Ilha de Cabanas and the Ria Formosa Natural Park. Guests can enjoy walks and hikes on number of footpaths and trails on all sides of the property, offering spectacular panoramas and fascinating wildlife.
Fully committed to relaxing stays in this privileged environment, Companhia das Culturas has just eight unique rooms and suites, all individually designed with access to the patios and swimming pool. As a fully functioning organic farm, Companhia das Culturas offers guests delicious home-cooked meals, with the accent on seasonal fruit and vegetables from the estate's fields. According to the time of year, guests are free to observe or take part in harvests and observe production of the CC Fabrica jams, vinegars and preserves.
Type of rooms: Companhia das CulturasDouble Room 6:
With a king-size bed laid on a platform, this is the smallest bedroom, and also the most zen on the property. With an en-suite bathroom, it is equipped with a wardrobe with drawers and shelves. The French window, which opens out onto the patio with a flower box with aromatic herbs, vine and jasmine, highlights the Japanese side of this charming room. Room size 15 sq m.
Double Room 7:
This is the most secret bedroom in the entire house, with an en-suite bathroom and a king-size double bed. The patio is partially covered by a pergola with a vine and jasmine, and there is a flower bed with herbs and papyrus. It is equipped with a table and wardrobe with drawers. Room size 15 sq m.
Double Room 3:
Occupying what used to be the kitchen, this bedroom with an en-suite bathroom has retained the original floor in hydraulic tiles, and has a double bed. Beneath the old chimney, where the hearth used to be, there is now a bath area with an antique bathtub and a shower, separated from the bedroom by a translucent glass screen. Room size 18 sq m.
Double Room 5:
The ancient packed-earth wall opposite the entrance, expresses the indelible character of this room. It is equipped with a queen-size double bed, a table and a wardrobe especially designed for the space, which here becomes almost invisible. The en-suite bathroom is equipped with a bath and shower. Room size 20 sq m.
Double Room 4:
With a roof window allowing natural light to pour in, the room is equipped with a double bed, a table and a wardrobe especially designed for the space. The en-suite bathroom features vernacular construction techniques and materials. Room size 21 sq m.
Mezzanine Suite 2:
The upper level has a queen-size bed with a cork headboard. The lower level has an en-suite bathroom and a table, chairs and a convertible sofa. It can accommodate up to three guests. Room size 23 sq m.
Double Room 8:
With a small private patio, this room, with an en-suite bathroom, is equipped with a double bed and a wardrobe specially designed for the space. Two Baroque angels and other elements, such as knobs, chair legs and pedestals arranged on one of the walls serve as clothes hangers. Room size 29 sq m.
Mezzanine Suite 1:
The upper level has a double bed with a headboard and bedside tables in cork. The lower level, with an en-suite bathroom, is equipped with a table, chairs and a convertible sofa. It can accommodate up to five guests.
Room size 35 sq m.
Additional information: Companhia das Culturas
Transfer services are available on request. Charges apply.
In keeping with the Companhia das Culturas' commitment to tranquil, relaxing stays, there is no television or background music in rooms.
A hammam-spa is to be inaugurated in late 2014.
Pets are not allowed.
BOOKING CONDITIONS AND CANCELLATION POLICY
The hotel requires an advance payment to guarantee the reservation, paid by bank transfer or by credit card with the respective specifications of the customer (50% of total stay). Minimum stay in apartment: 4 nights Minimum stay in room or suite: 2 nights
Booking Conditions: The guarantee of the reservation implies the payment of the amount indicated for that purpose, and should be proof of it to the contacts provided by the hotel. The possible failure to charge the advance payment within the time specified by the hotel, may lead to the cancellation of the reservation without notice. The credit card can be used by the hotel to charge the advance payment, the total value of the accommodation, services provided or future services, cancellation fees, or losses caused during the stay. The hotel can always claim a credit card at check in.
Booking Changes: Any change of reservation on the number of people may result in changing the type of accommodation booked and the additional payment associated with rebooking, getting such change subject to availability. Any change of reservation by inadequate accommodation facilities chosen for the number of people will be subject to hotel availability and the additional payment associated with rebooking. Changes requiring booking cancellations will be subject to cancellation policy.
Cancellations: If cancelled or modified within 20 days prior to the date of arrival (no later than 3PM, local time) 50% of the total amount of the reservation will be charged and kept in credit for a future reservation. Such may be used in the periods between October 1st and May 31th. In case of no show the total amount of the reservation will be charged. The hotel can establish other booking and cancellation conditions in special programs, including New Year?s program or group bookings.
Number of rooms: 8
Official category: Guest House.
Languages spoken: Portuguese, English, French, Spanish.Smoking policy: There are non-smoking rooms available.
Credit cards accepted: Visa, Euro/Mastercard.
GPS Coordinates: 37° 11' 38.09'' N 7° 29' 17.71'' W
Nearest airport: Faro Airport - 58,2 km.